AVAILABLE ON-LINE DURING SUMMER
or ON-CAMPUS FALL & SPRING
LING 601: English Syntax - 3 hrs.
LING 520: Language Acquisition - 3 hrs.
LING 613: Teaching English as a Second Language - 3 hrs.
One Elective chosen from LING 513, LING 514, LING 515, LING 517, LING 621, and LING 792 - 3 hrs.
The Certificate can be earned during another graduate program by taking one of the courses each semester for 2 years, or it can be completed in 1 year by taking two courses each semester.
This requirement is fulfilled by doing one of the following:
Please complete all steps as outlined on our Graduate Admissions page here.
*Definitions from David Crystal's Cambridge
Encyclopedia of the English Language:
EFL: English seen in the context of countries where it is not the mother tongue and has no special status, such as Japan, France, Egypt, and Brazil. . . .
ESL: English in countries where it holds special status as a medium of communication [e.g., India, Singapore]. . . . The term has also been applied to the English of immigrants and other foreigners who live within a country where English is the first language.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: See http://www.indstate.edu/distance/eslefl-certificate_coursedesc.html or Contact the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at 812-237-2677 or LLL@indstate.edu.